Corporate and Direct Taxation

Zampa Debattista provides its clients with a wide array of corporate and direct taxation services, ensuring efficiency and adherence to the local legislation. Our specialised corporate and direct tax team is composed of a number of professionals who have vast experience in both domestic and cross-border tax-related matters.

We assist our clients with the following corporate and direct taxation services:

  • Setting up of businesses in Malta
  • Tailored-made solutions to achieve the most tax efficient structures in Malta
  • Analysing different transactions, determining the tax implications and advising the best solution to minimise the effective tax leakage in Malta
  • Providing services which are aimed at facilitating substance requirements for businesses operating from Malta
  • Corporate tax compliance including the preparation of annual tax computations and tax returns
  • Provisional and final settlement of tax payments
  • Registration of shareholders for the purposes of tax refunds
  • Preparation of Malta tax refund application forms, dividend warrants, directors’ and shareholders’ resolutions
  • Advisory services in connection with group restructuring including mergers, acquisitions, division of companies and cross-border transactions
  • Advisory services in relation to tax on immovable property transfers
  • Advisory services in relation to stamp duty and capital gain matters
  • Obtaining tax rulings from the Commissioner for Revenue in relation to complex tax structures
  • Changes in share capital and transfer of securities in companies registered under the laws of Malta, including preparation of resolutions, share transfer agreements, tax and corporate documentation
  • Liaison with the Maltese tax authorities on various tax issues
  • Analysing and interpreting Malta’s international tax treaties to eliminate double taxation, both on a corporate and individual level
  • Analysing the eligibility of fiscal incentives offered under the Maltese Enterprise Act


If you would like us to assist you on any of the services mentioned above kindly contact Matthew or Markita.